July 26, 2012 Enerpath
Awarded Renewal of Small Business Direct Install Contract by NYSEG and RG&E
EnerPath has been awarded a 3.5 year contract for the implementation of New York State
Electric and Gas and Rochester Gas &Electric’s Small Business Energy Efficiency
Program for nonresidential customers with a demand of 100 kilowatts or less.
This contract extends EnerPath’s partnership with the utilities that began in
The energy efficient lighting options offered through NYSEG and RG&E’s program will now
offer an expanded selection of light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, lighting
fixtures and outdoor lighting, making it possible for small businesses, office
buildings and other eligible facilities to upgrade even more lighting to energy
efficient lighting with little out-of-pocket expense.
In the last two years EnerPath
has enrolled more than 10,000 New York businesses in NYSEG and RG&E’s Small
Business Energy Efficiency Program. Each enrollment begins with a lighting
assessment using EnerPath’s proprietary auditing software and ends with the
installation of energy efficient lighting by EnerPath’s contractors.
Businesses that have taken advantage of
this program are saving more than 86 million kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity
and $9.6 million annually on their electricity bills. EnerPath was able to
achieve the utilities’ savings goals with a 98% customer satisfaction rating,
and at the lowest cost-per-kwh of any program in
New York State.
Stephen Guthrie, CEO of
EnerPath, expressed the organization’s continued dedication to partnering with
NYSEG and RG&E. “The extension of our successful partnership through 2015 will
allow us to help thousands more small businesses enroll in the utilities’ money
saving program,” Guthrie said. “The addition of new measures into the program
will provide even greater savings opportunities for new customers and previously
In addition to helping small
businesses across New York, EnerPath has been able to support the local economy
with the creation of over 75 green jobs statewide. EnerPath will continue to
manage the NYSEG and RG&E program from its Rochester, NY office.